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Too quick to give up rights for promises
Indianapolis Star ^ | 11 February 2002 | Andy Horning

Posted on 02/13/2002 3:53:18 PM PST by 45Auto

Edited on 05/07/2004 6:26:29 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

Moses had been up on Sinai for a while, when the Israelites impatiently concluded that the God who'd freed them from slavery, parted the Red Sea and worked miracles in the desert for His chosen people wasn't good enough. They wanted a more convenient god. So the Israelites melted their jewelry into a golden calf and worshipped it. This produced undesirable results.


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1 posted on 02/13/2002 3:53:19 PM PST by 45Auto
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To: 45Auto
Good Post
2 posted on 02/13/2002 3:57:54 PM PST by Fish out of Water
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To: 45Auto
Individual liberty is our security

Yet so many are willing to throw that away for a false security blanket.

3 posted on 02/13/2002 3:59:59 PM PST by riley1992
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To: riley1992
Individual liberty is our security

That sums it up so perfectly.

5 posted on 02/13/2002 4:05:48 PM PST by WALLACE212
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To: Just_another_man
How is this 'America bashing?'
6 posted on 02/13/2002 4:07:57 PM PST by riley1992
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To: My Favorite Headache
Bump

Your thoughts on this article?

7 posted on 02/13/2002 4:08:08 PM PST by WALLACE212
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To: 45Auto
The most powerful man in the world preached big-government religion, and we fell to our knees.

Some of us didn't.

8 posted on 02/13/2002 4:12:44 PM PST by Darth Sidious
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To: Just_another_man
This could've been written by a leftist. Enough of the America bashing already. Most sensible Americans do not agree with the author of this "article."


9 posted on 02/13/2002 4:17:49 PM PST by AAABEST
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To: WALLACE212
>>>>I like our president, but he's not God. >>>>>>

This right here is my opinion on it.

10 posted on 02/13/2002 4:26:45 PM PST by My Favorite Headache
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To: Just_another_man
I guess those are the same "sensible Americans" who think Al Gore is right when he talks about "the living Constitution" or "breathing new life into" the Constitution. He can keep his damn lips the hell off my Constitution, thank you very much!
11 posted on 02/13/2002 4:39:10 PM PST by 45Auto
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To: My Favorite Headache
I agree.
12 posted on 02/13/2002 4:41:26 PM PST by WALLACE212
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To: B4Ranch;dcwusmc;NAFVet
Heads up bump

Toward FREEDOM

13 posted on 02/13/2002 4:51:23 PM PST by Neil E. Wright
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To: seamole
He never said we were violating the Geneva Convention. He is pointing out that we never even got close to it since war was never offically declared.
15 posted on 02/13/2002 5:16:22 PM PST by riley1992
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To: EricOKC
Don't hold your breath.
17 posted on 02/13/2002 5:21:38 PM PST by KEVLAR
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To: EricOKC
I am not alone then :)
19 posted on 02/13/2002 5:27:58 PM PST by KEVLAR
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To: 45Auto
WOW... GREAT POST, thanks!!!!!!
21 posted on 02/13/2002 5:48:23 PM PST by dcwusmc
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To: Just_another_man
The success and progress of any country can easily be judged by the size of its government. America's success and progress is declining rapidly. The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground." Thomas Jefferson, letter to E. Carrington, May 27, 1788
23 posted on 02/13/2002 6:20:36 PM PST by B4Ranch
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To: WALLACE212
Hey if you can get away tomorrow night...god I know this is asking everything on V-Day...but I need to talk to you in person for an hour or so...
24 posted on 02/13/2002 6:52:14 PM PST by My Favorite Headache
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To: dcwusmc
Bump
25 posted on 02/13/2002 8:35:28 PM PST by dcwusmc
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To: Just_another_man
Most sensible Americans do not agree with the author of this "article."

Speak for yourself.

26 posted on 02/14/2002 12:57:31 PM PST by cruiserman
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